#129 Trent Shelton on Feeling Fear or Anxiety | Impact Theory

07.09.2019 - By Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

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Former NFL wide receiver and current champion influencer Trent Shelton spends his life helping people become the best possible version of themselves. In this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Trent shares deeply personal stories from his own life, his own fears and his own failures. But he doesn’t stop there. He explains how you can use your fears, your failures and your life experiences to live (not find) your true purpose.   This episode is brought to you by:  Butcherbox: Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON Brandcrowd: Get started for FREE by visiting BrandCrowd.com/maker Blinkist: Visit www.blinkist.com/IMPACT to try out the premium service completely free for 7 days! Skillshare: Start learning on Skillshare today with 2 free months at skillshare.com/impacttheory Pantheon: Visit pantheon.io/impact today!   SHOW NOTES: Trent describes being an introvert who becomes a renowned public speaker [2:32] Trent talks about being scared to speak in front of 5,000 people [4:00] Trent and Tom discuss using manipulative techniques on themselves [6:25] Why it’s important to move towards things that scare you [8:20] Trent explains the championship mindset and why you have to want it for yourself [9:09] Trent wanted to be a professional football player at six years old [12:07] Should you help people build their desire? [13:08] What really matters? [15:47] Trent explains how he helps people face reality [17:39] Trent discusses vulnerability and authenticity [19:07] Trent explains exactly what he thinks fear is [21:07] How do people identify their purpose? [24:19] Trent illuminates the difference between what you want and where you thrive [26:17] Suppression leads to depression [28:10] Trent shares how he deals with his mother’s cancer [29:40] Trent talks about gratitude [32:20] Trent discusses self-care [34:02] Trent shares the impact that he wants to have on the world [38:00] QUOTES: “If you’re nervous, if you’re scared, you’re too into yourself.” [7:47] “The foundation of all strength is pain.” [9:05] “I used to have a fear of not succeeding. My fear now is succeeding at the wrong things.” [16:52] “Sometimes “I need help” is the most powerful thing that you can say.” [18:22]     FOLLOW: WEBSITE: TrentShelton.com INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2xpIfRV FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/328hAHe TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2YupZm6     BOOKS MENTIONED: The Greatest You https://amzn.to/2J794B9

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